The New York Times recently published an opinion essay from Mary Zigler, Florida State University law professor and author of “Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present" titled, “Anti-Abortion Groups Once Portrayed Women as Victims. That’s Changing.” Ziegler claims that opponents of legal abortion have gravitated away from offering legislation grounded in arguments framing women as additional victims of abortion.
Blogging the Bible with an Eye Toward Life: Genesis Chapter 3: The Fall I wrestled with what to write on Chapter 3 of Genesis. Like so many things in this world, the assumption the story is so well-known leaves it rarely seriously considered. I firmly believe we should give special attention to those things the [...]
Blogging the Bible with an Eye Toward Life Genesis Chapter 2 Leon Kass, in The Beginning of Wisdom, pointed out something about Genesis Chapter 1. It demystifies existence.1 We are prone to worship the creation, whether pantheists or animists. The created order fascinates us. And why not? Nature’s beauty and majesty overwhelm the senses while [...]
A speaker once said he reads through the bible, cover to cover, multiple times a year. Each time he reflects on a different point of emphasis. One read through he looks for the grace of God in every book. The next, he looks for the justice of God and another the long-suffering nature of God. [...]
Dr. Kate Greasley is an Associate Professor in Law at the Hertford College at Oxford University. I reread her book, Arguments About Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law1 every year. In my mind, it is one of the best books written by a pro-choice advocate. It is healthy to develop the habit of considering the best [...]